Recipes

Appetizers, Snacks, Dips, Salsas and Spreads: Snacks

Fun Fall Snack Mix

This fruit and nut mixture offers a taste of fall, with pumpkin spice and dried cranberries.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup diced dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries or cranberries
  • 1/2 cup unsalted or lightly salted roasted almonds or sunflower seeds
  • 1 1/2 cup unsalted or lightly salted roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/3 cup white chocolate chips (optional)

Preparation:

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a gallon size plastic bag and seal.
  2. Toss the bag around to mix all of the ingredients well.

Yield:
Makes 3 1/2 cups or 10 servings (1/3 cup each); or 4 cups if adding white chocolate chips

Nutritional Information:
Per serving (1/3 cup each): 208 calories, 7 g protein, 19 g carbohydrate, 14.5 g fat (1.9 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 2 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 56%.

NOTE: If you add the white chocolate chips, it will add 30 calories, 2 grams fat, and 1 gram saturated fat to each serving.

© 2006 Elaine Magee


Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2006



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